Mr Paul Scott

  • Senior Lecturer in Law (School of Law)

Biography

Paul Scott studied law at the University of Glasgow (LLB, PhD) and the London School of Economics (LLM). His doctoral studies were funded by the University of Glasgow and the Modern Law Review. He was previously Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Southampton.

Research interests

Paul has a range of interests across the areas constitutional and administrative law, as well as in aspects of legal and constitutional theory. Of particular interest to him are republican constitutional theory, Scottish public law, and national security constitutionalism (the focus of much of his current research). He has published - and has work forthcoming - in a range of specialist and general legal journals.

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2011
Number of items: 35.

2021

Scott, P. F. (2021) New Labour's secret national security constitution. In: Gordon, M. and Tucker, A. (eds.) The New Labour Constitution: Twenty Years On. Series: Hart studies in constitutional law. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509924646 (In Press)

2020

Scott, P. F. (2020) Book review: (B)ordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire by Nadine El-Enany. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 71(2), [Book Review]

Scott, P. F. (2020) The Privy Council and the constitutional legacies of empire. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 71(2), pp. 261-283.

Scott, P. F. (2020) Law, non-law, and torture: from the consolidated guidance to the principles. Public Law, 2020(Jul), pp. 488-507.

Scott, P. F. (2020) Responding to COVID-19 in Scots Law. Edinburgh Law Review, (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2020) Writing the United Kingdom constitution. Parliaments, Estates and Representation, (doi: 10.1080/02606755.2020.1767860)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2020) Passports, the right to travel, and national security in the Commonwealth. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 69(2), pp. 365-395. (doi: 10.1017/S0020589320000093)

Scott, P. F. (2020) The rule of law against judicial review? The quartet in Scots administrative law. In: Fifty Years of Modern Judicial Review. Hart Publishing. (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2020) Once more unto the breach: R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal. Edinburgh Law Review, 24(1), pp. 103-109. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0605)

Scott, P. F. (2020) The contemporary security vetting landscape. Intelligence and National Security, 35(1), pp. 54-71. (doi: 10.1080/02684527.2019.1665688)

2019

Scott, P. F. (2019) Hybrid institutions in the national security constitution: the case of the Commissioners. Legal Studies, 39(3), pp. 432-454. (doi: 10.1017/lst.2018.44)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Parliament's Secret War by Veronika Fikfak and Hayley J Hooper. Public Law, 2019(1), pp. 228-232. [Book Review]

Scott, P. F. (2019) Faith in authority and the (political) constitution. King's Law Journal, 30(1), pp. 21-42. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2019.1594616)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Secrecy and surveillance: lessons from the law of IMSI catchers. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 33(3), pp. 349-371. (doi: 10.1080/13600869.2019.1569872)

2018

Scott, P. F. (2018) The National Security Constitution. Series: Hart studies in security and justice. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781509911011

2017

Scott, P. F. (2017) Secret evidence in civil proceedings resulting in restrictive measures in the United Kingdom. In: Vogel, B. (ed.) Secret Evidence in Court Proceedings. Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2017) General warrants, thematic warrants, bulk warrants: property interference for national security purposes. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 68(2), pp. 99-121.

Scott, P. F. (2017) Ouster clauses and national security: judicial review of the investigatory powers tribunal. Public Law, 2017(3), pp. 355-362.

Iljadica, M. and Scott, P. F. (2017) Intellectual property and national security. Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 12(1), pp. 49-61. (doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw178)

McCorkindale, C. , McHarg, A. and Scott, P. F. (2017) The courts, devolution, and constitutional review. University of Queensland Law Journal, 36(2), pp. 289-310.

Scott, P. F. (2017) Authority to carry in the United Kingdom: the right to travel, the privatisation of security and the rule of law. European Public Law, 23(4), pp. 787-810.

2016

Scott, P. F. (2016) An inherent jurisdiction to protect the public interest: from PII to ‘secret trials’. King's Law Journal, 27(2), pp. 259-275. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2016.1220689)

Scott, P. (2016) Democracy, law and relationships of domination – a response to ‘can republicanism tame public health?'. Public Health Ethics, 9(2), pp. 134-135. (doi: 10.1093/phe/phw023) (PMID:27551293)

Scott, P. (2016) Case comment: R (Wang Yam) v Central Criminal Court. European Human Rights Law Review, 2016(2), pp. 195-200.

2015

McCorkindale, C. and Scott, P. F. (2015) Public interest judicial review in cross-border perspective. King's Law Journal, 26(3), pp. 412-439. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2015.1071532)

Scott, P. F. (2015) The vanishing law of Crown act of state. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 66(4), pp. 367-386.

Scott, P. (2015) Entick v Carrington and the legal protection of property. In: Tomkins, A. and Scott, P. (eds.) Entick v Carrington: 250 Years of the Rule of Law. Series: Hart studies in comperative public law (9). Hart Publishing: Oxford, pp. 131-160. ISBN 9781849465588 (doi:10.5040/9781474202268.ch-005)

Scott, P. (2015) Political publicity and improper purposes: Aberdeen City Council’s independence intervention. Public Law, 2015(2), pp. 275-289.

Tomkins, A. and Scott, P. (Eds.) (2015) Entick v Carrington: 250 Years of the Rule of Law. Series: Hart studies in comperative public law. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781849465588

2014

Scott, P. (2014) The Sovereignty of Law: Freedom, Constitution, and Common Law, by T.R.S. Allan, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 361pp., hardback, £50.00, ISBN: 978-0-19-968506-6. Law Quarterly Review, 130, pp. 162-165. [Book Review]

Scott, P. (2014) Crossing the Rubicon: closed hearings in the Supreme Court. Edinburgh Law Review, 18(1), pp. 88-93.

Scott, P. F. (2014) On 'domestic' law and the law of human rights: Osborn v The Parole Board. King's Law Journal, 25(2), pp. 147-154. (doi: 10.5235/09615768.25.2.147)

2013

Scott, P. F. (2013) (Political) constitutions and (Political) constitutionalism. German Law Journal, 14, pp. 2157-2184.

2011

Scott, P. (2011) Constitutional Review Under the UK Human Rights Act 1998, by Aileen Kavanagh, (Cambridge University Press, 2009), 455 pp., paperback, £34, ISBN: 978-0-52-168219-0. European Human Rights Law Review, 2011(6), pp. 752-754. [Book Review]

Scott, P. (2011) NW Barber, The Constitutional State Oxford: Oxford University Press (www.oup.com), Oxford Constitutional Theory, 2010. xiii + 199 pp. ISBN 9780199585014. £50. Edinburgh Law Review, 15(3), pp. 484-486. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2011.0063)[Book Review]

This list was generated on Tue Sep 22 23:36:39 2020 BST.
Number of items: 35.

Articles

Scott, P. F. (2020) The Privy Council and the constitutional legacies of empire. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 71(2), pp. 261-283.

Scott, P. F. (2020) Law, non-law, and torture: from the consolidated guidance to the principles. Public Law, 2020(Jul), pp. 488-507.

Scott, P. F. (2020) Responding to COVID-19 in Scots Law. Edinburgh Law Review, (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2020) Passports, the right to travel, and national security in the Commonwealth. International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 69(2), pp. 365-395. (doi: 10.1017/S0020589320000093)

Scott, P. F. (2020) Once more unto the breach: R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal. Edinburgh Law Review, 24(1), pp. 103-109. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0605)

Scott, P. F. (2020) The contemporary security vetting landscape. Intelligence and National Security, 35(1), pp. 54-71. (doi: 10.1080/02684527.2019.1665688)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Hybrid institutions in the national security constitution: the case of the Commissioners. Legal Studies, 39(3), pp. 432-454. (doi: 10.1017/lst.2018.44)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Faith in authority and the (political) constitution. King's Law Journal, 30(1), pp. 21-42. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2019.1594616)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Secrecy and surveillance: lessons from the law of IMSI catchers. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 33(3), pp. 349-371. (doi: 10.1080/13600869.2019.1569872)

Scott, P. F. (2017) General warrants, thematic warrants, bulk warrants: property interference for national security purposes. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 68(2), pp. 99-121.

Scott, P. F. (2017) Ouster clauses and national security: judicial review of the investigatory powers tribunal. Public Law, 2017(3), pp. 355-362.

Iljadica, M. and Scott, P. F. (2017) Intellectual property and national security. Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 12(1), pp. 49-61. (doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw178)

McCorkindale, C. , McHarg, A. and Scott, P. F. (2017) The courts, devolution, and constitutional review. University of Queensland Law Journal, 36(2), pp. 289-310.

Scott, P. F. (2017) Authority to carry in the United Kingdom: the right to travel, the privatisation of security and the rule of law. European Public Law, 23(4), pp. 787-810.

Scott, P. F. (2016) An inherent jurisdiction to protect the public interest: from PII to ‘secret trials’. King's Law Journal, 27(2), pp. 259-275. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2016.1220689)

Scott, P. (2016) Democracy, law and relationships of domination – a response to ‘can republicanism tame public health?'. Public Health Ethics, 9(2), pp. 134-135. (doi: 10.1093/phe/phw023) (PMID:27551293)

Scott, P. (2016) Case comment: R (Wang Yam) v Central Criminal Court. European Human Rights Law Review, 2016(2), pp. 195-200.

McCorkindale, C. and Scott, P. F. (2015) Public interest judicial review in cross-border perspective. King's Law Journal, 26(3), pp. 412-439. (doi: 10.1080/09615768.2015.1071532)

Scott, P. F. (2015) The vanishing law of Crown act of state. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 66(4), pp. 367-386.

Scott, P. (2015) Political publicity and improper purposes: Aberdeen City Council’s independence intervention. Public Law, 2015(2), pp. 275-289.

Scott, P. (2014) Crossing the Rubicon: closed hearings in the Supreme Court. Edinburgh Law Review, 18(1), pp. 88-93.

Scott, P. F. (2014) On 'domestic' law and the law of human rights: Osborn v The Parole Board. King's Law Journal, 25(2), pp. 147-154. (doi: 10.5235/09615768.25.2.147)

Scott, P. F. (2013) (Political) constitutions and (Political) constitutionalism. German Law Journal, 14, pp. 2157-2184.

Books

Scott, P. F. (2018) The National Security Constitution. Series: Hart studies in security and justice. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781509911011

Book Sections

Scott, P. F. (2021) New Labour's secret national security constitution. In: Gordon, M. and Tucker, A. (eds.) The New Labour Constitution: Twenty Years On. Series: Hart studies in constitutional law. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509924646 (In Press)

Scott, P. F. (2020) The rule of law against judicial review? The quartet in Scots administrative law. In: Fifty Years of Modern Judicial Review. Hart Publishing. (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2017) Secret evidence in civil proceedings resulting in restrictive measures in the United Kingdom. In: Vogel, B. (ed.) Secret Evidence in Court Proceedings. Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. (Accepted for Publication)

Scott, P. (2015) Entick v Carrington and the legal protection of property. In: Tomkins, A. and Scott, P. (eds.) Entick v Carrington: 250 Years of the Rule of Law. Series: Hart studies in comperative public law (9). Hart Publishing: Oxford, pp. 131-160. ISBN 9781849465588 (doi:10.5040/9781474202268.ch-005)

Book Reviews

Scott, P. F. (2020) Book review: (B)ordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire by Nadine El-Enany. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 71(2), [Book Review]

Scott, P. F. (2020) Writing the United Kingdom constitution. Parliaments, Estates and Representation, (doi: 10.1080/02606755.2020.1767860)[Book Review] (Early Online Publication)

Scott, P. F. (2019) Parliament's Secret War by Veronika Fikfak and Hayley J Hooper. Public Law, 2019(1), pp. 228-232. [Book Review]

Scott, P. (2014) The Sovereignty of Law: Freedom, Constitution, and Common Law, by T.R.S. Allan, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 361pp., hardback, £50.00, ISBN: 978-0-19-968506-6. Law Quarterly Review, 130, pp. 162-165. [Book Review]

Scott, P. (2011) Constitutional Review Under the UK Human Rights Act 1998, by Aileen Kavanagh, (Cambridge University Press, 2009), 455 pp., paperback, £34, ISBN: 978-0-52-168219-0. European Human Rights Law Review, 2011(6), pp. 752-754. [Book Review]

Scott, P. (2011) NW Barber, The Constitutional State Oxford: Oxford University Press (www.oup.com), Oxford Constitutional Theory, 2010. xiii + 199 pp. ISBN 9780199585014. £50. Edinburgh Law Review, 15(3), pp. 484-486. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2011.0063)[Book Review]

Edited Books

Tomkins, A. and Scott, P. (Eds.) (2015) Entick v Carrington: 250 Years of the Rule of Law. Series: Hart studies in comperative public law. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781849465588

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Grants

Dr Scott has been awarded the following:

2018

£3,300 was awarded to Dr Scott by the Society of Legal Scholars small projects and events fund, for a workshop on 'Constitutional Legacies of Empire'.

£1,360 was awarded to Dr Scott by the 'SLS Research Activities Fund 2018', for a project entitled ' The First Interception Provision: an archival investigation of Section 4 of the Official Secrets Act 1920'.

Supervision

Beril Taskin Kapusuzoglu - 'Regulating the Regulators'

Teaching

Paul contributes to the teaching of Constitutional Law 1 and Law and Government. He convenes the Constitutional Law Honours module.